Ariadne's Thread: The Search for New Modes of Thinking

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Palgrave Macmillan, 1989 - History - 584 pages
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Contents

a Search for Values
3
WHAT ARE THE LIMITS
29
The Economics of Spaceship Earth
65
Our Environmental Credit Card Account Becomes Due
98
The Emergence of Human Nature
131
The Cultural Spectrum
156
Religions and Worldviews
182
On Acquiring a Worldview
213
the Loss of the Sacred
303
Rethinking Economics
333
Defusing the Global Powder Keg
365
Worldviews in Action
401
NuclearDefenceor Conflict Resolution?
436
Humankind at the Crossroads
471
Notes and References
507
Index
553

WHENCE COMES
243
The Cult of Efficiency
273

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